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Vestron Pictures

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Former type  Motion pictures
Defunct  1991
Headquarters  United States of America
Ceased operations  1991
Industry  Films
Key people  Austin O. Furst, Jr.
Founded  1986
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Fate  Acquired by LIVE Entertainment
Successor  LIVE Entertainment (1990–1998) Artisan Entertainment (1998–2004) Lionsgate Home Entertainment (2004–present)
Films produced  Little Monsters, Parents, Far from Home, You Can't Hurry Love, Dangerous Curves

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Vestron Pictures was a film studio and distributor of the late 1980s, and a division of Austin O. Furst, Jr.'s Vestron Inc., best known for their 1987 release of Dirty Dancing.

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The company was a spin-off of the earlier video distributor, Vestron Video. Vestron also had a genre film division, Lightning Pictures, a spin-off of Vestron's Lightning Video. Today, Lionsgate owns the rights to the Vestron library.

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Productions

  • Ghoulies III: Ghoulies Go to College (1991) (released by Taurus Entertainment Company)
  • Blue Steel (1990) (eventually acquired and released by Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer due to financial problems)
  • Catchfire (1990)
  • Class of 1999 (1990) (released by Taurus Entertainment Company)
  • Enid Is Sleeping (1990)
  • Fear (1990)
  • A Gnome Named Gnorm (1990)
  • Love Hurts (1990)
  • Spies on Ice (1990)
  • Big Man on Campus (1989)
  • Cat Chaser (1989)
  • C.H.U.D. II: Bud the C.H.U.D. (1989)
  • Dream a Little Dream (1989)
  • Earth Girls Are Easy (1989, distribution only)
  • Far From Home (1989)
  • Hider in the House (1989)
  • Little Monsters (1989, Vestron produced the film but sold the film to United Artists due to financial problems)
  • Paint It Black (1989)
  • Parents (1989)
  • The Rainbow (1989)
  • Sundown: The Vampire in Retreat (1989)
  • Twister (1989)
  • And God Created Woman (1988)
  • Amsterdamned (1988, US distribution only)
  • The Beat (1988)
  • Burning Secret (1988)
  • Call Me (1988)
  • Dangerous Curves (1988)
  • The Lair of the White Worm (1988)
  • Midnight Crossing (1988)
  • Paramedics (1988)
  • Promised Land (1988)
  • Spies Inc. (1988) (released on videocassette in 1992 by Live Home Video, under the name Code Name: Chaos)
  • The Unholy (1988)
  • Waxwork (1988)
  • Young Guns (1988, international and video distribution only, 20th Century Fox owned North American theatrical rights)
  • The Adventure of the Action Hunters (1987)
  • Anna (1987)
  • Blood Diner (1987)
  • China Girl (1987)
  • Dirty Dancing (1987)
  • Malcolm (1987, US distribution only)
  • Nightforce (1987)
  • The Princess Bride (1987, international distribution only; 20th Century Fox owned North American theatrical rights)
  • Steel Dawn (1987)
  • Billy Galvin (1986)
  • The Pointsman (1986)
  • Slaughter High (1986)
  • Alpine Fire (1985)
  • References

    Vestron Pictures Wikipedia


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